Social networks have come to be a critically important part of our online lives. A Pew study now suggests that Facebook is the overwhelmingly popular social network among online adults in the U.S., with 71% of them using the service.
When Walter Isaacson penned down Steve Jobs’ biography, many contested portions of the book citing factual inaccuracies. Apparently to remedy this, Isaacson has launched an online crowdsourcing effort to edit his next book.
Earlier this December, Facebook updated its News Feed ranking algorithm with the goal of showing users more relevant content in their News Feeds. A study says, this new algorithm change in Facebook has damaged numerous Facebook pages.
Time has announced the name of Instagram Photographer of the Year and Associated Press’ chief Asia photographer David Guttenfelder. His Instagram feed is undoubtedly unique because of her Associated Press job which let him unprecedented access to any place where any ordinary citizen is not allowed in North Korea.
Secret Santa is a yearly tradition when people send gifts to a complete stranger in the spirit of Christmas. This year, a lucky Redditor got to have Bill Gates as her Secret Santa, something which took here by surprise.
Many people requested Facebook to launch a Dislike button so that they can thumb down on posts or messages they don’t like. In continuation to that request, for the first time, Facebook has launched dislike button, but for its messaging service.
There are many people who have great addiction to Facebook. This may often bring awkward situation. Lately a Taiwanese tourist accidentally walked off pier and fell into water while checking Facebook on phone.
A number of non-profit organizations have a huge presence on Facebook. To complement this, Facebook has now rolled out a ‘Donate Now’ button which lets you make donations directly through the pages of these non-profits.
Undoubtedly, Facebook is now the world’s foremost social network site. It plays host to billions of messages and status updates every month. But lately, it’s been reported that Facebook is able to note down the status updates and messages that you don’t share!
Every day, we share countless photos and videos on Facebook. To be able to sift through this data more intelligently, Facebook has now hired machine learning expert Yann LeCun, who specializes in ‘deep learning.’
Instagram has updated with private message via Instagram Direct which brings a new way to sent photo message, video message and comment. It also added new camera interface that introduced photo straightening and simplified some video settings.
Internet search giant Google has discovered a new strategy: either join Google Plus (G+), or the company will release your search history and all the private information it has learned about you over the years.
Facebook has decided to test the patience of its mobile users. The social network has changed the way videos load on its mobile apps, so that all native Facebook videos will now play automatically as soon as they appear on your screen.
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